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jejunum:

see intestineintestine,
muscular hoselike portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the lower end of the stomach (pylorus) to the anal opening. In humans this fairly narrow (about 1 in./2.
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jejunum

[jə′jü·nəm]
(anatomy)
The middle portion of the small intestine, extending between the duodenum and the ileum.

jejunum

the part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
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Multiple jejunal diverticulum on mesenteric side presenting with solitary diverticular perforation is a very rare clinical entity and can be revealed only thorough inspection of the bowel at laparotomy.
Eosin/hematoxylin stained jejunal tissue sections were scored for inflammatory lesions, tissue destruction, and tissue repair according to previously discussed method (Dommels et al.
The defect was repaired with jejunal pedicled flap in group A and jejunal serosal patch in group B.
Abdominal injuries requiring surgical intervention in paediatric patients with MVA/PVA-related BAT Pre-trauma Post-introduction unit CT trauma unit CT Injury (group 1), (group 2), N=37 N=66 Jejunal perforation, n (%) 2 (3.
9) Rarely, jejunal lesions may result in intestinal obstruction or intussusception.
Serum, liver, duodenal mucosa and jejunal mucosa samples were analyzed for total superoxide dismutase (T-SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px), catalase (CAT) activities and glutathione (GSH) content using commercial kits (Nanjing Jiancheng Bioengineering Institute, Nanjing, China) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Necrotizing pancreatitis, trauma, ingested corrosive solutions, vasculitis, and high jejunal loop obstruction have been described as the most common causes of DN (1-3).
Jejunal morphometery: Formalin-fixed jejunal tissue samples were processed and embedded in paraffin.
The expression of the jejunal goblet cell gene, MUC2 was downregulated due to infection of mice with E.
For scaffold preparation, porcine jejunal segments were obtained from German Landrace pigs (weighing 15 to 25 kg).
G-J tubes have one gastric port and one jejunal port; if a balloon is present, a port is available for balloon inflation (bal).